Heinrich Kuehn - Photographs London Wednesday, November 2, 2011 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Kicken Gallery, Berlin

  • Literature

    R. Kicken (ed.), Heinrich Kühn: An Exhibition of One Hundred Photographs, Cologne: Greven & Bechtold, p. 32, pl. 4; M. Faber, A. Mahler, Henrich Kühn: The Perfect Photograph, Ostfildern-Ruit: Hatje Kanz, 2010, p. 176, there titled 'Rider, Standing, c. 1909'

  • Catalogue Essay

    'Kuhn achieved painterly effects by using an artist's brush to manipulate watercolour pigment, instead of silver or platinum, mixed with light-sensitised gum arabic'
    (From the introduction to the exhibition Truthbeauty: Pictorialism and the Photograph as Art, 1845–1945, 2010, The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC)



Lady in Riding Habit

c. 1910
Gum-bichromate print.
39.9 x 29.8 cm (15 3/4 x 11 3/4 in).

£4,000 - 6,000 

Sold for £7,500


3 November 2011